Fatal stabbing of woman in Co Derry prompts murder inquiry

Woman dies of her wounds after incident in Limavady

PNSI detectives were called to investigate an incident at the Sea Coast Road area of Limavady, Co Derry.  Photograph: PA

PNSI detectives were called to investigate an incident at the Sea Coast Road area of Limavady, Co Derry. Photograph: PA

 

A murder investigation has been launched in the North after a woman died of stab wounds.

PNSI detectives were called to investigate an incident at the Sea Coast Road area of Limavady, Co Derry.

A man in his 50s was taken to hospital for treatment.

Detective Chief Inspector John Cardwell said: “We received a report, just after 8:20 pm, that a woman had been stabbed at a property in the Sea Coast Road area of Limavady.

“Officers attended along with colleagues from the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service. Sadly, a woman was pronounced dead at the scene.”